Payment system

Work is taking place to our payments system on Monday, January 20. Payments will not be able to be made online or by telephone or at our kiosks during this time. Thank you for your patience.

Term dates

Spring term 2021

Schools open Monday, January 4
Half term Monday, February 15 to Friday, February 19
Schools close Thursday, April 1
Easter holiday Friday, April 2 to Friday, April 16 (Easter Sunday: April 4)


Schools have five extra inset days per year, which the schools themselves choose the dates for. Check your child's school's website for details. 

Schools not run by the city council (such as academies) are free to choose their own term dates, although we encourage all schools to accept the term dates agreed on these pages.